Tikhvin Ridge

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tikhvin Ridge

 

an upland in the southeastern part of Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR. Maximum elevation, 280 m. Deposits of bauxites, fireclays, and glass sands are associated with the Carboniferous deposits that form the base of the Tikhvin Ridge. The upland is covered with coniferous forests; some of the land is under cultivation.

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